May 7, 2014

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Casual Encounters- Playing with Class

Usually I sit down to write about cards, or decks, or other fun parts of Magic. However every once in a while I experience something that I can only describe as being “wrong” and it sets me off. So, today I’m going to take that rant and run with it. This past weekend my brother and his roommate went off to the Local Game Shop to play in a Sunday afternoon draft. Their experience can only be...


May 5, 2014

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Nic’s Nyx Picks – Top Commons and Uncommons for Journey into Nyx Limited

Read Part 1 here Part 2 – Red, Green, Gold, Artifacts Red Common has always been good (or at least ok) in limited, and I think in this format it will be better than average. It’s a fact that fast aggro decks are very real here, and if you don’t have a way to interact with them early you will lose to them. This is basically the best answer to cheap fast threats; it itself is cheap, it’s...


May 1, 2014

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Nic’s Nyx Picks – Top Commons and Uncommons for Journey into Nyx Limited

Part 1 – White, Blue, Black With Journey Into Nyx, the draft format will be shaken up by the removal of a Theros pack and the addition of Journey as the new pack one. That means the direction of your deck will be largely decided by what you pick in the Journey pack. Here I’m going to highlight my picks for the best common and uncommon in each color from Journey, and look at what type of deck...


April 25, 2014

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Small time Legacy in Calgary

Legacy is my favourite format. I love the power level of the cards and the insane interactions: anything is possible in a Legacy match. Earlier this week, I participated in and witnessed some pretty interesting games of Magic: The Gathering. Let me give you the run-down of how our four-man mini-tournament turned out. First of all, my decklist: Round One: Jerome — BUG Delver While sitting down...


April 25, 2014

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JOU Prerelease: Choose your Path!

As with a number of recent sets, the Journey into Nyx prerelease requires players to choose a faction to support: a “path” represented by one of the five colours. Your chosen path will determine which promotional card you get, as well as which type of seeded booster pack you receive. While some people will choose based on their favourite colour, or with the hopes of getting a certain card in...


April 16, 2014

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Chose Your Own Adventure

Here is something I found interesting on the Wizards.com website. It's an adventure path were your choose which way you go, full of Journey Into Nyx lore with a few spoilers. Can you get thru the labyrinth on the first run thru? Take me to the Labyrinth


April 15, 2014

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City of Brass

For my article this week, I’m going to touch on the recently spoiled card: At first glance, it appears to be a functional reprint of , although if you delve a bit deeper, there are a few subtle differences. deals one damage to you after you tap it for Mana, whereas Mana Confluence requires a one-life investment in order to be activated in the first place. The situations this is relevant are few...


April 15, 2014

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Journeying into Nyx Standard

I love spoiler season. Every spoiler season without fail I find myself staring at my computer screen filled with endless different Notepad documents, concocting list after list of new decks in an attempt to take advantage of standards newest potential powerhouse cards. And boy do we have some sweet new cards for us to look at! I can honestly say that the cards that have been spoiled so far are...

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